Kellogg Deadlines, Essays & Recommendation Letter Questions (Class of 2018, Entering Fall 2016)

DEADLINES

Kellogg Deadlines 2015-2016

 Application DeadlineDecision Notification
Round 1September 22, 2015December 16, 2015
Round 2January 6, 2016March 23, 2016
Round 3April 6, 2016May 11, 2016

ESSAYS

  1. Leadership and teamwork are integral parts of the Kellogg experience. Describe a recent and meaningful time you were a leader. What challenges did you face, and what did you learn? (450 words)
  2. Pursuing an MBA is a catalyst for personal and professional growth. How have you grown in the past? How do you intend to grow at Kellogg? (450 words)

Certain applicants will respond to additional questions:

  • Dual-degree applicants: For applicants to the MMM or JD-MBA dual degree programs, please explain why that program is right for you. (250 words)
  • Re-applicants: Since your previous application, what steps have you taken to strengthen your candidacy? (250 word limit)

All applicants have the opportunity to provide explanations or clarification in Additional Information:

  • If needed, use this section to briefly describe any extenuating circumstances (e.g. unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, inconsistent or questionable academic performance, etc.) (no word count)

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

How does the candidate’s performance compare to those of other well-qualified individuals in similar roles? Please provide specific examples. (300 words)

Describe the most important piece of constructive feedback you have given the applicant. Please detail the circumstances and the applicant’s response. (250 words)

(optional) Is there anything else you would like us to know?

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